January 18th – Comprehensive Reuters and BBC reports that on the 17th local time, the jury of Brazil’s National Health Supervision Bureau unanimously approved the coronavirus vaccine developed by Kexing Biotechnology in China.
Monica Karazan, a 54-year-old nurse from São Paulo, became the first Brazilian to be vaccinated against Kochen.
According to the report, Kochen Biotechnology has been cooperating with the Butantan Institute on vaccine matters in Brazil. The governor of São Paulo Paulo, who oversees the work, said that the decision of the Brazilian National Health Surveillance Agency was “a victory of science, victory of life, victory in Brazil”.
Brazilian Health Minister Pazulo said that the government will start delivering vaccines to the states on the 18th local time, and Brazil can eventually vaccinate 1 million people a day.
On the same day, it was approved together with a vaccine jointly developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca in the United Kingdom. The report pointed out that Brazil is in urgent need of promoting vaccination.
Not only is it facing a new outbreak, but also the novel coronavirus variant found in the country has banned Brazilian citizens from entering the country.